Runnington Somerset Family History Guide

Runnington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Somerset. 

Alternative names: Rowington

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1585
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Nynehead
  • Wellington
  • Langford Budville

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RUNNINGTON, a parish in Wellington district, Somerset; on the river Tone, 1 mile WNW of Wellington r. station. Post-town, Wellington, Somerset. Acres, 323. Real property, £792. Pop., 100. Houses, 20. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Bath and Wells. Value, £103. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is old. Charities, £8.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].


County: Somerset
Civil Registration District: Wellington (Somerset)
Probate Court: Court of the Bishop (Consistory) of the Archdeaconry of Taunton
Diocese: Bath and Wells
Rural Deanery: Taunton
Poor Law Union: Wellington
Hundred: Milverton
Province: Canterbury